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2019 Winter JazzFest: The Out of Towners

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Read Winter JazzFest's Weekend Marathon: A Survival Guide while listening to this program.

New York may have the highest density of daily jazz performances in the world, but they mostly feature the countless, and very busy, musicians that belong to the local scene. The Winter JazzFest has traditionally offered a very welcome opportunity to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

Winter JazzFest's Weekend Marathon: A Survival Guide

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With each passing year, Winter JazzFest--New York's premiere jazz festival--has expanded the number of venues presenting an increasingly diverse array of musicians. There are several ways to approach a programme as dense and exciting as the 2019 edition of the two-day Marathon spanning January 11th and 12th. Thanks to an embarrassment of riches, festival goers face ...

NEWS: EVENT

International Jazz Day - Paris, France - April 30, 2015 - Join the celebration!

International Jazz Day - Paris, France - April 30, 2015 - Join the celebration!

On April 30, 2015, the world will celebrate the fourth edition of International Jazz Day. In parallel with hosting UNESCO's ongoing 70th Anniversary celebration, Paris, France will serve as the International Jazz Day 2015 Global Host City. This special designation recognizes the historically significant influence that Paris, and more broadly France, has had on jazz music and ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal 2014

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Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Ambrose Akinmusire By Invitation
Tigran By Invitation
Tord Gustavsen Quartet / Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana, Mehliana
June 26-July 6, 2014

There simply isn't a festival in the world like the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. Where else in the world can you ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clovis Nicolas: Nine Stories

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Ron Carter's judgment regarding the talent of a fellow double bassist can't be wrong. The acclaimed musician, who has recorded more than 2,500 albums and was a fundamental member of the Miles Davis Quintet, highly praises the sound and compositions of Clovis Nicolas.

Carter wrote the liner notes to Nicolas' Nine Stories, the first ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

The 23nd Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, February 21-24, 2012

The Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, in its 23rd year, is one of the most prominent and important jazz events in Israel. It has gained a reputation in Israel and abroad for attracting both Israeli and international jazz personalities, and is also well known for its special music projects. However, its main appeal is the exciting annual ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Baptiste Trotignon: Suite...

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Registrato dal vivo fra Londra e Parigi nel luglio 2009, questo nuovo lavoro del trentaseienne pianista francese ci restituisce di fatto, per i primi otto dei dieci brani (quelli che compongono la “Suite..." del titolo), il clima dello studio d'incisione: c'è una chiara ambizione compositiva, una struttura e un linguaggio definiti, privi delle asperità (delle libertà, per più di ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Laurent Coq: Eight Fragments Of Summer

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Eight Fragments of Summer is French pianist Laurent Coq's seventh recording as a leader and his fourth quartet release. A personal ode and memoir to a full summer in New York, in the heat of the city that never sleeps, Coq has recruited an equally hot group including bassist Joe Sanders, drummer Damion Reid, and saxophonist ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Baptiste Trotignon: Share

Read "Share" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

At first blush, one thought and just one thought rattles around in the mind: “Can Bill Evans never rest in peace?" But then the music of “Samsara," the second track on the lovely Share wafts into the inner ear.

With flugelhornist Tom Harrell and Mark Turner wailing on tenor saxophone, Share's main protagonist, Baptiste ...

Baptiste Trotignon: Solo II

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L'Italia è patria di così tanti talenti pianistici che a volte ci si dimentica di curiosare oltre frontiera per vedere che cosa bolle in pentola. Ci si accorgerebbe ad esempio di quanto possano essere simili le traiettorie in seno a un certo jazz europeo, come emerge dal nuovo lavoro in solo del bravo Baptiste Trotignon, Solo II, in ...